Calflora
Taxon  Report   671 
Aristida purpurea  Nutt.  var. wrightii  (Nash) K.W. Allred
Wright three awn,  Wright's threeawn
Aristida purpurea var. wrightii, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Aristida
Parent Record Aristida purpurea
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Aristida brownii
TJM2 + PLANTS: Aristida wrightii
More information about  Aristida purpurea var. wrightii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (ARPUW)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2017).

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